Weiße, Christian Felix.
2 volumes. 16mo. 302pp. 270pp. Three-quarter calf over marbled boards. Title plate. Gilt decorated spine. Raised bands. Minor wear along joints on both volumes. Some scuffing to boards. Corners rubbed. Decorated title page. Minor foxing and browning not affecting text. 4 comic operas in 2 volumes; stories are based on the original by Charles Smon Favart and Charles Coffey (Irish). Vol.I: Lottchen am Hofe, Die Liebe auf dem Lande. Vol.II: Die verwandelten Weiber, Der lustige Schuster. Christian Felix Weiße (1726-1804) was a successful German writer. In 1772 he wrote several poems to which Mozart composed the music. Text in German, gothic script. Rare. Tight copies in very good condition.
Book ID: 12436